WHO WE ARE

Our Team

A highly skilled and innovative attorney, Omar Ali-Shamaa focuses his practice on business litigation and transactions. With a specialization in the hospitality sector, he represents diverse entities, including restaurants, marketing and entrepreneurial enterprises, hotels and entertainment venues. Omar has designed and opened more than 50 restaurants in South Florida and New York over the last decade, as a trusted resource for restaurant groups and partnerships.

I firmly believe in upholding integrity in all respects of my work. I recognize that how I practice is just as important as what I practice, and I strive to deliver services to my clients as promised, when promised, and in the manner promised.

Omar possesses a fundamental understanding of how businesses operate and the leverage points that can be used to achieve the best outcome during the dispute resolution process. Providing strategic insight into a wide range of contractual and business disputes, his in-depth knowledge, coupled with his forward-thinking approach to law, align with the firm’s mission as the new generation of legal counsel.

Omar is a member of Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association. A New York native, he is well-versed on global culture, having resided in and traveled throughout the Middle East, Central America, and Europe, and is fluent in Arabic.

Education

  • Florida International University, B.A. magna cum laude 
  • Florida International University College of Law, J.D. cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Recognitions / Awards

  • Number One Negotiator United States, Alternative Dispute Resolution team 2014-2015